Tuition & Fees

$8,929

$21,692

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
12%
500-599
41%
400-499
39%
300-399
8%
600-699
7%
500-599
40%
400-499
40%
300-399
13%
700-800
0
600-699
3%
500-599
23%
400-499
46%
300-399
24%
200-299
4%
30-36
3%
24-29
20%
18-23
52%
12-17
23%
6-11
2%
30-36
3%
24-29
19%
18-23
52%
12-17
24%
6-11
2%
30-36
3%
24-29
15%
18-23
42%
12-17
38%
6-11
2%
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undergraduateRatios

32%

male

68%

female

1

teacher

14

students

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Moderately Selective

73%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,566
Declined + 1,280
Total Received 4,846
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Public

7,080

undergraduate students

1,094

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing
  2. Psychology
  3. Management
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Codes

SAT 3724
ACT 3810

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Location

School Facts

Rhode Island College, founded in 1854, is a public, comprehensive institution. Its 180-acre campus is located in a residential area of Providence.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 8,174
Established in 1854
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  CACREP (Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  NASAD (National Association of Schools of Art and Design)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)
•  NEASC (New England Assn. of Schools and Colleges)

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Providence, RI

180-acre campus in Providence (population: 180,393), 50 miles from Boston. Served by air, bus, and train. Public transportation serves campus.

Rhode Island College
600 Mount Pleasant Avenue
Providence, RI 02908

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
15%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
41%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
12%
Top 1/4
40%
Top 1/2
74%
Bottom 1/2
26%
Bottom 1/4
4%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
12%
500-599
41%
400-499
39%
300-399
8%
600-699
7%
500-599
40%
400-499
40%
300-399
13%
700-800
0
600-699
3%
500-599
23%
400-499
46%
300-399
24%
200-299
4%
30-36
3%
24-29
20%
18-23
52%
12-17
23%
6-11
2%
30-36
3%
24-29
19%
18-23
52%
12-17
24%
6-11
2%
30-36
3%
24-29
15%
18-23
42%
12-17
38%
6-11
2%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline March 15
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

73%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,566
Declined + 1,280
Total Received 4,846

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Class rank
Secondary school record

Important

Essay
Recommendations
Standardized test scores

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Extracurricular activities
Interview
Particular talent/ability
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Character/ personal qualities
Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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Admissions Right Now

Admissions Contact

Jason Anthony
Director of Admissions
P: 800 669-5760
F: 401 456-8817
admissions@ric.edu

Financial Aid

68%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$9,745

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $7,790
Room & board $14,003
Additional fees $1,139
Books & supplies $1,200
Total $24,132
Average Financial Aid - $9,745
Total with Avg. Aid $14,387

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $15,280,134
State $2,069,212
Institutional $6,502,363
Other external $1,262,942
Total $25,114,651

Non-need-based

Federal
State
Institutional $422,957
Other external $228,200
Total $651,157
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Institution's own financial aid form

Financial Aid Office

P: 401 456-8033
F: 401 456-8686
vgomes@ric.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Kenneth Ferus
Director of Financial Aid
kferus@ric.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
golf
gymnastics
lacrosse
soccer
softball
swimming
tennis
track (indoor)
track (outdoor)
volleyball
wrestling

Club Sports - Men's

Ice Hockey, Ultimate Frisbee

Club Sports - Women's

Equestrian Sports, Ultimate Frisbee

Intramural/Recreational Sports

Basketball, Dodgeball, Flag Football, Indoor Soccer, Kickball, Swimming, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball, Wiffleball, Yoga, Zumba

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Athletic Directors

Donald Tencher (men's)
Director Of Athletics And Recreation
email

Jo-Ann D'alessandro (women's)
Associate Athletic Director
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Little East Conference, New England College Wrestling Association
Mascot
Anchormen/Anchorwomen

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Adult/Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner
Adult/Gerontology Clinical Nursing Specialist
Advanced Counseling
Advanced Studies in Teaching/Learning
Africana Studies
Anthropology
Applied Technology
Art
Art Education
Art History
Biology
Biotechnology
Business Management
Chemical Dependency/Addiction Studies
Chemistry
Clinical Mental Health Counseling
Communications
Community Health/Wellness
Computer Information Systems
Computer Science
Dance Performance
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
Diagnostic Medical Sonography
Early Childhood Education
Education
Educational Leadership
Elementary Education
English
English Education
English/Creative Writing
Environmental Studies
Film Studies
Finance
Food Safety
Francophone Studies
French
Gender/Women's Studies
Geography
Global Studies
Health Care Administration
Health Education
Health Sciences
History
History Education
Human Services
International Nongovernmental Organizational Studies
Justice Studies
Labor Studies
Latin American Studies
Liberal Studies
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Management
Marketing
Math Education
Mathematical Studies
Mathematics
Mathematics Education
Medical Imaging
Medical Laboratory Sciences
Modern Languages
Music
Music Education
Nuclear Medicine Technology
Nurse Anesthesia
Nursing
Nursing Practice
Operations Management
Philosophy
Physical Education
Physics
Political Science
Political Science/Public Administration
Population/Public Health
Portuguese Studies
Pre-Dentistry
Pre-Law Studies
Pre-Medicine
Pre-Optometry
Pre-Veterinary
Professional Accountancy
Psychology
Public Administration
Radiologic Technology
Reading Education
Respiratory Therapy
School Counseling
School Psychology
Secondary Education
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish
Special Education
Special Education/Early Childhood Education
Special Education/Exceptional Learning Needs
Special Education/Severe/Profound Disabilities
Teaching English as a Second Language
Technology Education
Theatre
Women's Studies
World Language Education
World Languages
Youth Development
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing
  2. Psychology
  3. Management

Programs Offered

  • Certificate programs
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Self-designed majors

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-optometry
  • Pre-veterinary science

8,174

total students

86%

in-state

14%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

87%

7,080
students

Female
68%
4,828

Male
32%
2,252

13%

1,094
students

Female
79%
865

Male
21%
229

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

77%

5,464
students

Female
69%
3,739

Male
31%
1,725

23%

1,616
students

Female
68%
1,089

Male
32%
527

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Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
9%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
19%
Hispanic/Latino
57%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

78%

Transfer applicants accepted

67%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements
High school transcript Not Required/Recommended
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Not Required/Recommended
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: June 1

Spring: November 15

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

75

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

45

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Reader services
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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